A number of our Computing and ICT pupils participated in the 2015 UK Bebras Computational Thinking Challenge.  This is a 40 minute online, problem-solving challenge aimed at raising awareness of Computer Science in a fun and rewarding way.

Over 55,000 UK pupils participated in the on-line competition during the week beginning 9th November 2015 (World Bebras week)


 In the Intermediate category Tom Myles (10A) achieved 184/200 received a ‘Best in School’ certificate.

In the Senior category (Y11/Y12) Aaron Robinson Y11 achieved 184/200 and received a ‘Best in School’ certificate.

In the Elite category (Y13/Y14) Matthew McGowan achieved 162/200 and received a ‘Best in School’ certificate.

Other Certificates

Senior Category – Distinctions

Year 12 Samuel Hanan, Matthew Reaney, Zak Scott, Adam Harvey, Ben Ayre, Ben McBride, Curtis Jones, Adam Stewart, Jake Hand

Year 11 William Graham, Joshua Culbert, Jacob McCullough, James Armstrong, George Boyd, Alistair McVeigh         

Elite Category – Distinctions

Year 14 - Jamie Clarke, Luke Donnelly, Marcus Allen, Ross Edgar, Jonathan Scott

Year 13 - Jude McConnachie

The remaining pupils received Merit or Participation Certificates.

The competition is sponsored by Oxford University, The Raspberry Pi Foundation, ARM(supplier of microprocessor technology) and CAS (Computing at School)

http://www.beaver-comp.org.uk/